Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Shortening time-to-Ph.D.

NYT Article on shortening the time-to-graduation in Ph.D. programs around the US.

The dissertation is a hurdle that must be cleared, not a magnum opus, the capstone of a career. Princeton’s Mr. Wu has made that calculation. “You do not want to stay forever,” Mr. Wu said. “It’s a training process.”

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